- 4 years ago
- Wedding: August 2017
Ok, so let’s talk alcohol at your reception. I’m finding a little bit of a problem here. We are trying to do this wedding as CHEAPLY as possible, so please keep that in mind.
Problem #1: We are crossing state lines with alcohol bought in Iowa. We (us and all of our family) live in Iowa. The wedding will be held just across the river at a state park in Nebraska. (Yes you can have alcohol (including liquor) there for events.)
I’ve been searching all night about if I can bring it into Nebraska, if it’s legal, but I’m not having much luck, or maybe I’m not searching the right things. Does anyone know, by chance, the laws about bringing in alochol (not shipping through mail but physically carrying it) into Nebraska? Any information appreciated, in the meantime I will continue to look!
Problem #2: To keep this low cost, we are buying our wine and beer ourselves, however the park requires an on-site licensed alcohol provider “including both cash bars and parties providing complimentary alcohol”. We’re not selling it or doing a cash bar, just serving to our guests. They gave a list of ‘alcohol caterer list’, but keeping this low cost as possible, I’m just worried they’ll only allow them to provide, or is the hosts providing their own alcohol somewhat normal? Again, I will continue to look into this but would like to get other brides’ thoughts beforehand.
Problem #3: this isn’t so much of a problem as it is just a question – in addition to having a person with a liquor license serve the alcohol, do I need supplemental insurance for the reception?